At some facilities, Medical professionals are having to reuse single-use medical masks and many are researching the best way to properly reuse medical masks to fight infectious diseases.

A recent study commissioned by the Stanford University School of Medicine found that the following methods were best options for decontaminating used masks:

  • Clean the mask with liquid or vapor hydrogen peroxide

  • Heat in an oven for 30 minutes at 158 degrees Fahrenheit¬†

  • Hot Water Vapors from Boiling Water for 10 minutes¬†

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